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Shyoko Hiraga Interview

Date: September 28, 2012
Location: Seattle, Washington
Videographer: Dana Hoshide
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1000-413
02:14:07
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Nisei female. Born 1927 in Denver, Colorado. Grew up in Denver, where father was a tailor, then established a newspaper, the Rocky Nippon. During World War II, father was removed as editor of the newspaper, arrested by the FBI, and interned in a Department of Justice camp. James Omura took over as head of the newspaper, which became known as the Rocky Shimpo. Ms. Hiraga became a schoolteacher in Denver, then moved with husband to Seattle, Washington.
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Growing up in Denver, Colorado Segment 1 of 21 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Description of prewar Japanese American community in Denver Segment 2 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Attending school Segment 3 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Description of churches in prewar Denver Segment 4 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Parents' family backgrounds Segment 5 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Father's switch from tailor to newspaperman Segment 6 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Changes in Denver's Japanese American community during the war Segment 7 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor Segment 8 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Attending the University of Denver Segment 9 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Discussion of competing newspaper in Denver Segment 10 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Father's removal as publisher of the Rocky Nippon and arrest by the FBI Segment 11 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Transition of the Rocky Nippon after father was arrested Segment 12 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Mother's difficulties raising the family and keeping the business running Segment 13 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington The establishment of an English-language section for the newspaper Segment 14 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Description of Jimmie Omura Segment 15 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Getting married and leaving Denver Segment 16 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington A few memories of the removal of James Omura as editor of the Rocky Shimpo Segment 17 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Transience of family after father was removed from newspaper job Segment 18 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Changes in father after his arrest by the FBI; visiting him in Santa Fe Segment 19 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Deciding to become a teacher Segment 20 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Reflections: description of family Segment 21 of 21 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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